Lost Rider by Harper Sloan
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Lost Rider is Book One in The Coming Home Series
Maverick Davis is heading back home after promising his siblings he'd be there for their dad's funeral. Going back home to a place he never wanted to see again. He's reeling after the loss of his career in the rodeo due to too many injuries.
Leighton James is the girl next door who's known the Davis' all their lives and is best friends with Quinn, Maverick's sister.
Leighton has had a deep crush on Maverick since being a teenager.
In a conversation with his brother, Clay, the night before he leaves to join the rodeo circuit Maverick says some very harsh things about Leighton. Which she overhears and is devastated.
Quite frankly at first I didn't care much for Maverick. He was quite a bit of a jerk and when he came back into town he again, was pretty mean to Leighton. But as the story went along I got to know the terrible childhood he ha…